Obit: Hotelling, George (1825 - 1908)
Surnames: LAVINE HOTELLING CRAWFORD LANG PAYNE ROBINSON
----Source: CLARK COUNTY REPUBLICAN & PRESS (Neillsville, Wis.) 04/30/1908
Hotelling, George (17 Feb 1825 - 23 Apr 1908)
On Sunday afternoon at the Methodist Church in Neillsville, Clark County, occurred what has been rare in this community, a double funeral. George Hotelling, and old resident of this locality and his daughter, Mrs. Frank La Vine of Hewett being laid to rest at the same time side by side in the Neillsville Cemetery, services being held by Rev. W.P. Burrows.
George Hotelling was born Feb. 17, 1825 at Loraine, Jefferson Co., N.Y.. He came to Farmington, Jefferson Co., Wis., in 1845 and was married to Miss Matilda Crawford Dec. 25, 1850. In 1883 they moved on a farm four miles north of Neillsville, Where they lived till two years ago. To them were born eight children, five of who are still living, Mrs. Matilda Lang and Mrs. Etta Payne of Wilbur, Wash., William of Colfax, Wash., Ella La Vine of Woodburn, Ore., and Mrs. Myrtle Robinson of Christie. Deceased was a worthy and upright citizen, a good husband and kind father. He died on April 23, 1908, and his daughter Georgiana La Vine died On Thursday, but a few hours later than her father. She was born at Farmington, Wis., Jan. 31, 1853. She was married fifteen years ago to frank La Vine of Christie, and since that time they have made their home in the town of Hewett. Her husband survives her.
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